Meet JoAnn Kandel

JoAnn Kandel, pottery/ceramics instructor at the Y Arts CenterMeet JoAnn Kandel, a seasoned ceramic and stained glass artist whose passion for creativity and dedication to her craft shine brightly in every class. With experience teaching at prestigious institutions like Baltimore Clayworks and Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC), as well as independently and with special needs adults at the ARC of Baltimore, JoAnn brings a wealth of expertise and a nurturing spirit to her students.

From guiding beginners through the intricacies of slab and wheel ceramics to fostering the artistic talents of individuals with diverse abilities, JoAnn’s patient and creative approach leaves a lasting impact. As Barbara B shares, ‘Our daughter Crystal flourished under JoAnn’s guidance, creating beautiful ceramic bowls, including our favorite, a lovely sunflower bowl.’ JoAnn’s dedication doesn’t go unnoticed, with Erin L. praising her ability to empower students to realize their artistic potential in small group settings.

With JoAnn Kandel as your instructor, you’ll not only learn the techniques of ceramics but also discover your own creative spark and the joy of bringing your artistic visions to life.